the sublime


: something that is very beautiful or good : something that is extraordinary
They have brought ordinary food to the level of the sublime.
The movies shown at the festival ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous.

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“The sublime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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